Practice Nurses

We have three part-time practice nurses, Liz Sharp, Elaine Hendry and Margaret Briggs, they are on hand to give advice on many aspects of healthcare, minor illnesses and lifestyle.

Services include:-

  • Cervical smears
  • Chronic disease management (asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular disease etc)
  • Venipuncture
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • New patient medicals
  • Dressings and suture removal
  • Travel vaccination advice
  • Immunisations (Note – nurses and GPs will no longer be doing childhood immunisations)
  • Injections
  • ECGs
  • Warfarin monitoring
  • 24 hour blood pressure monitoring
  • Contraception advice/prescriptions
Sister Briggs

Sister Margaret Briggs (f)

Practice Nurse

Specialities: Implanon/Nexplanon insertions (Thursdays only)

Nurse Elaine Hendry (f)

Practice Nurse

Nurse Amy Doherty (f)

Practice Nurse Trainee (BSc RN Glasgow Caledonian University 2020)

Healthcare Assistants (including Phlebotomy)

Avril McLaren is our Healthcare Assistant whose duties include:

  • Venepuncture
  • ECG
  • Suture removal
  • 24-hour blood pressure monitoring
  • Chaperone

Mrs Avril McLaren (f)

Healthcare Assistant